Dr. Martin Baggenstos, MD

Dr. Martin Baggenstos, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Martin Baggenstos, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

5050 NE Hoyt St Ste 359

Portland, OR 97213

Contact Information

(503) 935-8501

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
more than 76% of peers

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Dr. Baggenstos' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Baggenstos "Dr. Baggenstos received his bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame and subsequently his Doctorate of Medicine from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA. Dr. Baggenstos then completed his general surgery internship and neurosurgical training at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He also received fellowship training in neurosurgical oncology at the National Institutes of Health.Among his many publications, Dr. Baggenstos has also received multiple clinical honors, including the Integra Foundation Award and Synthes Skull Base Surgery Award for his research in neuro-oncology. He specializes in the treatment of cranial, skull base and spine disorders, with an emphasis on minimally invasive surgical techniques. His professional affiliations include memberships in the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgery."
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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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24  Procedures

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 10/30/2014
    Amount or Range: $1,250,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: Alleged paralysis after placement of spinal cord stimulator.
    State: Oregon
0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • George Washington University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • National Institutes Of Health
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • George Washington University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Martin Baggenstos, MD
I have seen several neurosurgeons in the past for my lower back and their bedside manner was poor to nonexistent. Dr. Baggenstos is friendly, personable, caring and extremely professional . I have complete faith in his skills as a surgeon.
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Tracy in Vancouver – Apr 20, 2018
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What a wonderful doctor who takes the time to ensure you are fully informed and comfortable with the procedure. Had disk fusion (L4-L5) completed with that stopped all back and leg pain allowing me to have my life back and travel. It has been a year and the follow-up shows everything is perfect. I...Read More
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Son S in Beaverton, OR – Aug 27, 2017
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He is a very caring, professional Dr. He did surgery on my back but first he explained my options and showed us on computer the images and what he was gonna do. I would highly recommend him to my family and friends.
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Norma in Newberg oregon – May 14, 2017
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Ron Meacham in Boardman, OR – Nov 08, 2016
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Saw him in severe pain. He said I needed referral to get tests done. Waiting 6 days for the system to process the referral. After waiting 6 days for the referral to be made due to the poor system in this office, he dropped me and said to get a referral to a neurologist from my primary on Thurs of a...Read More
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Rosemary in Oregon City, OR – Mar 25, 2016
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